New Caledonian Giant Gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus), is a large species of gecko first described by Georges Cuvier in 1829. R. leachianus is a nocturnal arboreal species of gecko. They are endemic to the island of New Caledonia. They eat insects and fruit, and occasionally consume smaller lizards and in captivity may eat newborn mice. Many of the locals in New Caledonia call this gecko “the devil in the trees” because of the growling noises it makes… (read more: Wikipedia)

(photo: Alfeus Liman)

New Caledonian Giant Gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus), is a large species of gecko first described by Georges Cuvier in 1829R. leachianus is a nocturnal arboreal species of gecko. They are endemic to the island of New Caledonia. They eat insects and fruit, and occasionally consume smaller lizards and in captivity may eat newborn mice. Many of the locals in New Caledonia call this gecko “the devil in the trees” because of the growling noises it makes… (read more: Wikipedia)

(photo: Alfeus Liman)

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